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2014-09-15 23:08:25

New educational resource allows students to explore the world without leaving the classroom. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 There once was a time when teachers could take students on field trips across the United States and even around the world. Now, budget constraints, liability considerations, and other realities make most field trips a distant memory. Enter Virtual Field Trips, a newly-established company that uses the power of the internet to allow teachers and homeschool educators to...

2014-09-02 23:10:21

Perfect for Homeschool and Distance learning families, 'The Art Factory' 'Integrated Lesson Plans for Creativity Express Online make it easy and fun to include art education in any child’s curriculum. No prior experience necessary! Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Parents know that Art Education is important for their children, but what exactly is art? Very few adults were fortunate enough to have top-level art instruction in school. Those who did will point out that...

2014-08-27 12:34:51

Enrollment Still Open for New Students SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for students enrolled in one of the 11 California Virtual Academy schools (CAVA), IQ Academy California (IQCA) and Insight Schools of California (ISCA). They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus...

2014-08-21 12:34:59

K-12 online public school program offers individualized curriculum to Ohio students MAUMEE, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ohio Virtual Academy, an accredited, full-time, tuition-free online public school for students residing across the state, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 25, 2014. The program marks the start of its 13th year providing an individualized approach to learning in order to meet the needs of every student. OHVA uses the award-winning...

2014-07-29 20:24:47

Innovative admissions path shows 'You are more than a test score' PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a bold move underscoring Temple University's commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald today announced the "Temple Option," an admissions path for talented students who show great potential for success but don't perform well on standardized tests. Starting with applications for fall 2015, students may apply via the Temple Option without...

2014-06-15 23:01:44

Thinking Skills Club, a website of fun, interactive video games that improve a child's ability to learn by developing memory, attention and other thinking skills, is offering free memberships at Homeschool.com, a home schooling website with a large following. The memberships are available at no-cost for all of June and last through August 31. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 Thinking Skills Club is pleased to participate in the Homeschooling.com Summer Freebie Extravaganza by...

2014-05-17 23:03:30

The Thinking Skills Club website for teachers and homeschoolers has had an overhaul to focus more on its main mission: helping kids think better. Toronto ON (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 All kids learn differently, but they all have to know how to think. The Thinking Skills Club after school computer club has revamped its website to reflect its core mission: to help kids think more efficiently to support them in school. The Thinking Skills Club offers a curriculum of online games that kids can...

2014-04-30 23:25:07

Fort Lauderdale company wins 2 national reading and math awards. Fort Lauderdale , Florida (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 SmartTutor.com, a South Florida-based reading and math software publisher (http://www.SmartTutor.com), announced today that the company’s online Education Program was awarded the prestigious Best Educational Software Award (BESSIE) from the ComputED Learning Center. Smart Tutor received the BESSIE Award in both Early and Upper Elementary Reading/Math Website categories. The...

2014-03-06 23:03:50

Statewide Virtual Public School to Offer Tuition-free Middle and High School Option for Maine Families; Enrollment Opens This Spring Augusta, ME (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Students in grades 7-12 from across Maine will have an exciting new public school option for the 2014-2015 school year. Maine Connections Academy (MCA), a full-time virtual public charter school, has been approved by the Maine Charter School Commission. The new school will deliver technology-enhanced, tuition-free, public...

2014-02-18 23:02:37

Ultimate Typing™ has announced its collaboration with the website Tina’s Dynamic Homeschooling Plus in order to promote touch typing in homeschooling curricula across the country. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 eReflect announced today that it is proud to have a new partnership with the team Tina’s Dynamic Homeschooling Plus. The collaboration is aimed at raising awareness of the importance of technological skills, specifically touch typing, in the modern homeschooling...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.